William McInnes – Christmas Tales

https://omny.fm/shows/luke-and-susie-podcast/william-mcinnes-christmas-tales This was one of our favourite guests on the show, he had us in stitches the whole interview, Logie award winner, William McInnes. We’ll chat about his new book, Christmas Tales, talking all things Christmas in his own hilarious way! McInnes shares his own run-ins with the Man-in-Red; starting as a teen working at Coles New World in Redcliffe …

Episode 175: James Veitch – A toaster, scams, and The Prince of Nigeria

James Veitch

https://omny.fm/shows/luke-and-susie-podcast/episode-173-james-veitch-a-toaster-scams-and-the-p The digital age has taken over and a lot of opportunists have scattered to take advantage of it. Scammers are going high-tech nowadays, filling everyone’s inbox with non-sense and scheming to trap poor innocent folks – but not to worry because even scammers can be scammed! Writer and comedian James Veitch decided to give scammers a dose of their own medicine. One …

062: FATAI – MUSIC, FAMILY AND FROZEN

Many years ago, Luke and Susie MC’d a Multicultural event and met a young girl named Fatai. She stunned them with her singing voice. Then, years later, she was on The Voice Australia, sharing her incredible talent. In this episode, we catch up with Fatai again to hear about life since The Voice Australia, her incredible covers on youtube, her …

060: MATT WHITE – CLIPSAL 500, THE STAND-UP COMMENTATOR

It’s been 23 years since Luke’s relationship with our guest in this episode began. Matt White has been a part of Australia’s TV sporting landscape as a commentator since 1992. His interest in media began long before that, starting his working life at a local newspaper, where he noticed the significant disposition difference between sports journalists and the rest of …

056: CASEY BARNES – THE ONE YOU LOVE

Casey Barnes played alongside Bryan Adams, Eskimo Joe and Vanessa Amorosi and had a number one song in Europe singing Marco Demark’s remake of Tiny Dancer. That was before he hit the stage of Australian Idol in 2009. Since that time, his career has continued to soar and this year has seen him return to Nashville, working alongside Australia’s Rick …

048: ALEXA CURTIS – THE VOICE KIDS AUSTRALIA, A LIFETIME OF TALENT

Alexa Curtis was just ten years old when she saw the casting call for The Voice Kids. With the support of her parents, her willingness to learn and her undeniable talent, Alexa went on to win the show that she initially entered for the experience. Now 12, Alexa is mature beyond her years, yet enjoying her childhood, while still exploring …

046: FARMER LANCE – THIS FARMER WANTS A WIFE

It’s back on our tv screens on Channel 9 – The Famer Wants a Wife. Farmer Lance, a long-horn farmer from Queensland, is not your average farmer. Running his farm as an event venue and having other work outside the farm to sustain him financially, Lance is looking for love after being nominated for the show by an ex-girlfriend. He’s …

044: SIMON KENNEDY – A ROCK BAND, A MOVIE AND SONGS WITH SIMON

Today’s guest saw a gap in the market and found a way to fill it. Children’s songs on Youtube attracted a lot of hits, but weren’t necessarily the most compelling watching. So, he bought a green screen, gathered some mates and put together Songs With Simon. It’s fun for kids with something for the grown-ups, too, and eight million hits …

043: RACHAEL BECK: CATS, HEY DAD! AND THE LIFE IN BETWEEN

Rachael Beck was born for the stage. As a dancer, singer and actress, she’s the triple threat, starting young on the stage and crossing over into tv. As an actress, she’s known for her role on Hey Dad!, a show now shrouded in negative press due to the scandal surrounding it’s lead actor. Rachael brings a down-to-earth perspective on how …

042: SIMON HUNTER – A PASSION FOR MOVIES

He’s made movies since he was still in school and unexpectedly made a livelihood out of his passion. Our guest in this episode is Simon Hunter, a writer, producer, director and teacher in the film industry. He’s been the voice of wisdom that led to a Hollywood blockbuster, encouraged students to fulfil their dream and travelled the globe. Hear some …